Shri Anurag Bajpai belongs to 1994 batch of Indian Forest Service. He has been trained at Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun. A Post Graduate in Economics, Financial Management and Mass Communication, has got international exposure in forestry, environment policy, energy, women empowerment and global governance in various countries including Indonesia, South Korea, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, Belgium, Malaysia, Bahrein and Brazil. He has worked in Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome on a Project for 3 months. He has travelled across 32 countries and gained experience in policy planning and administration.
In Govt. of India, Shri Anurag Bajpai was instrumental in bringing reforms in the process of forestry clearance within the legal framework and formulated first Wind Energy Policy of India. He has been instrumental in Skill Development, Education, Infrastructure Development and Women Empowerment. He served as Asstt. Inspector General of Forest, Dy.Secretary and Director in M/o Environment, Forest & Climate Change, M/o Tribal Affairs and M/o Minority Affairs respectively in his previous terms.
In his parent cadre i.e. Manipur, he has held various senior positions right from Divisional Forest Officer onwards and gained administrative experience. He served in Forest & Environment Department and Deptt. of Textiles, Commerce and Industries. Before joining the Deptt of Defence Production in MoD, Govt. of India as Joint Secretary, he was Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests in Forest Department and CEO of Mission for Economic Empowerment of Traditional Artisan & Craftsmen (MEETAC) in Deptt. of Commerce and Industries in Manipur.